CONCRETE CORING SERVICES


We thank you for your interest in Concrete Coring Services. We would like to provide you with information regarding our services and a short background on our company.
 
Trevor McLeod founded CONCRETE CORING SERVICES in 1981 in order to provide a service to the construction industry.  Marc Smith and Andre Klingbiel, who had been working with Mr. McLeod, bought the company from him in 1991.  In March, 2007, Marc Smith became the sole owner of the close corporation.  Presently based in Benoni, we’ve built a reputation on our professional workmanship and reliability.  From renovation to demolition, or a simple call-out to a complex contract, CONCRETE CORING SERVICES has the technical expertise and product quality to meet every customer requirement.  Our technical specialists have 35 years combined experience in using diamond-tipped core barrels and saw blades to ensure every job is completed quickly, cleanly and accurately.
 

 
COMPLETED AND ON GOING CONTRACTS:
 
INGULA PUMPED STORAGE SCHEME – During 2014 and 2015 we were involved in all the core drilling and installation of rock anchors, plates for services and grouting for services in the underground tunnels.
 
ARCELOR MITTAL – NEW CASTLE RE-LINE – A large amount of core drilling was done for Heatteq, Anmar-BRS and Elinem Construction during the re-line project on the Blast furnace. We regularly do furnace drilling for them.
 
J.R. DICKINSON & SONS - We have been working for J.R. Dickinson for many years.  They were the first company for which we began our furnace drilling process.  A great deal of research has been done, regarding the different furnace materials.  Projects done for them include:  P.F.G. Building Glass, Springs, Alusaf Hillside Smelter in Richards Bay, Iscor Vanderbijlpark, Richards Bay Minerals, Waterval Smelter Rustenburg, Mozal Site, Mozambique, Chambisi Mine, Copper Belt, Zambia, to name but a few.
 
CEF (PTY) LTD - We were responsible for the demolition of existing structures and for the rehabilitation of the site at the C.S.I.R. in Pretoria, to its original state.
 
GROUP FIVE CIVILS – Work was carried out at the Magugu Dam, in Swaziland, where we were required to do core drilling of holes into the dam wall.
 
LESOTHO HIGHLANDS PROJECT – We are proud to have been involved in this project, where conditions were difficult and extreme.  Here we also did core drilling and diamond saw cutting of concrete.
 
HEATTEQ REFRACTORY SERVICES - We have been involved with this company for several years doing furnace drilling.  Sites included Ferrochrome; Witbank, Tubatse and Middelburg, Iscor; Vanderbijlpark, Samancor; Middelburg and Meyerton, Mital Steel at Newcastle, Vanderbijlpark and also Saldanha.
 
SENTECH - We were involved in the upgrading of most of the SABC transmitter sites around the country, which involved diamond saw cutting to make provision for new equipment to be installed.
 
HULETT ALLUMINIUM ROLLED PRODUCTS - We specialize in core drilling of furnace materials and have completed a project at the Pietermaritzburg site of Huletts.  Coring was done into a furnace at a temperature of 800°.
 
VARIOUS PUMP STATIONS:  We regularly do core drilling and saw cutting at the various sewage and water pumping stations.
 
ABB INDUSTRY (PTY) LTD - This contract also involved the core drilling of holes into furnaces at the Namakwa Sands Project down at Saldanha.
 
GRINAKER PROJECTS AND PROPERTIES - We were involved with the third phase of the upgrading of Consol Glass in Wadeville.  This work involved diamond core drilling and saw cutting.
 
PROPNET – We have been involved in the cutting of openings for air conditioners in several of the Propnet buildings around the country, including East London, Kimberley and Pretoria.
 
MONTECASINO – We are on site here on a regular basis, doing core drilling and cutting of concrete.  Recently, we did the entire core drilling in the casino floor, to facilitate the extraction of smoke from the smoking areas.
 
BOMBELA – We are honored to have been involved in a large amount of core drilling for the Gautrain project.
 
 
BEE STATUS:
 
We are a small company, We fully support the inclusion of Black partners in our business but, due to the highly specialized nature of our business, we have been unsuccessful in finding candidates who would be suitable as partners in our field of work.  All members of staff receive on the job training in all the aspects of work that we do.  Most of our machine operators were totally unskilled in this line of work at the time of their employment but have advanced to a higher level through training.
BEE Certificate available if required.  We are a level four contributor.